War veteran and UW-Madison author and educator Doug Bradley will explore how music shaped the American experience during the Vietnam era. Bradley, co-author of We Gotta Get Out of This Place: the Soundtrack of the VietnamWar, will discuss the impact and meanings of the iconic songs, both at home and in the combat zone. The book, co-authored by UW-Madison Professor Craig Werner, was named Rolling Stone's best music book of 2015. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Programming for The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association, PBS and WETA Washington, D.C.
Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): Adult
Presenter: Doug Bradley
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